NEWS AND MEDIA

COMMUNITY FOUNDATION CELEBRATES RENOVATED HOME, NEW NAME

HOFF FAMILY FUND AWARDS $25K ANNUAL GIFT FOR WABASH TRACE NATURE TRAIL

Southwest Iowa Nature Trails, Inc. (SWINT) announced on February 9 that their organization has been selected to receive an incredible annual gift of $25,000 from Dr. Ted and Polly Hoff.

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PCCF COMMUNITY IMPACT GRANTS APPLICATION CYCLE | JANUARY 31 - MARCH 31

Community Impact Grants at PCCF range from $500 to $5,000 and are available to area nonprofit and city organizations whose innovative and meaningful work align with our mission to improve the lives of all county residents.

Learn more and apply today.


SWIEF SCHOLARSHIP APPLICATION CLOSES MARCH 15

Southwest Iowa Educational Foundation (SWIEF) scholarships are available to students from the following counties: Cass, Fremont, Harrison, Mills, Montgomery, Page, Pottawattamie, and Shelby, and to eligible students who attend the following high schools: Boyer Valley, Exira-EHK, IKM-Manning, and Southwest Valley.

Learn more about SWIEF and its annual scholarship application.

LEWIS CENTRAL CREATES IMPACT FUNDS

The Lewis Central Impact Fund and the Lewis Central Endow Iowa Impact Fund at PCCF will support classroom grants for teachers, scholarships for graduating seniors, and special projects that will enhance the learning opportunities for Lewis Central students.

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NEW FUND ANNOUNCEMENT

The Pottawattamie County Sheriff’s Office has recently partnered with PCCF to create two funds — Pottawattamie County Shop with the Sheriff Fund and Pottawattamie County K-9 Unit Support Fund.

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GIVING TUESDAY 712

We are incredibly proud to announce that through the tremendous generosity and philanthropic spirit of individuals throughout southwest Iowa and the metro area, PCCF received 138 donations totaling $1,880,470.58! Our 20% match will total $376,094.12.

IMPACT FOR WOMEN SUMMIT

Elizabeth Smart, who made headlines after being abducted from her home in 2002, was the keynote speaker at the inaugural Impact for Women Summit on Thursday, October 28 hosted by the Pottawattamie County Community Foundation.

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news articles | press releases

2022

Hoff Family Fund Awards $25k Annual Gift for Wabash Trace Upkeep

SWIEF Opens Scholarship Applications

PCCF Now accepting applications for Community Impact Grants

Guest Opinion: Invest in Iowa's Future with Endow Iowa Tax Credit Increase

Lewis Central Education Foundation Partners with PCCF to Create Impact Funds

2021

Southwest Iowa Giving Stuns Giving Tuesday Organizers; Sets Global Example

Giving Tuesday Raises More Than $2 Million More Funds Than Last Year

Elizabeth Smart Talks Survival, Empowerment at Impact for Women Summit

Women's Fund of Southwest Iowa Awards $57,250 to Six Nonprofits in Largest Grant Cycle Yet - The Daily Nonpareil

Elizabeth Smart to Keynote Inaugural Impact for Women Summit in October - KSOM / 96.5

2 New Funds Created for Pottawattamie County Sheriff's Office
2 New Funds Created for Pottawattamie County Sheriff's Office
Funds Created at PCCF to Support Sheriff's Office - KJAN Radio Atlantic

PCCF Awards $60,040 in Largest Community Impact Grants Cycle
PCCF Awards Record $60,040 in Impact Grants - The Daily Nonpareil

Late Farmer's Vision Now Coming to Fruition

Response Fund, Other Sources Keep Dodge House Open During Pandemic

Southwest Iowa COVID-19 Response Fund Provided Lifeline for Local Arts and Culture Nonprofits

Jennie Edmundson, CHI Mercy Collaborate to Receive COVID Grant Dollars

Education Luncheon to Feature Speaker on Relationships

Southwest Iowa COVID-19 Response Fund Grantee
New Visions Opens Warming Center to Provide Solace from Extreme Cold
New Community Warmth Center Opens in Council Bluffs - WOWT.com

Women's Fund of Southwest Iowa Provides Thousands in Community Grants

Back 2 Biz Program Helps Small Businesses Safely Return to Action

2020

Early Returns Show Giving Tuesday a Success Locally

School Districts Team Up to Promote Face Coverings

Scholarship Created By Pottawattamie County Sheriff's Office Colleagues That Solved Murder Honors Cari Farver

Rue, Longfellow area BLink service expected by October, December

PCCF Awards More Than $48K to Five Organizations Through Women's Fund of Southwest Iowa

Green Land Donation to PCCF to Fund Scholarships for Students Locally, Statewide

Women's Fund of Southwest Iowa Funds Four Programs in Inaugural Grant Cycle

Legacy of Pottawattamie County resident to provide scholarships for Iowa State University students in agriculture and life sciences

PCCF Awards $54,750 in Community Impact Grants

Pottawattamie Gives Raises Record-Breaking $811,021 for Pottawattamie County Nonprofits

Local Nonprofits See 'Outpouring of Support' During Annual Pottawattamie Gives! Fundraiser

Mid-American Energy Pledges $25,000 to Pottawattamie County Community Foundation

Individual Donations to COVID-19 Response Fund 'Trickling In'

Southwest Iowa COVID-19 Fund Awards More than $300,000 to Community Organizations

Warren Distribution, Peter Kiewit Foundation Make Contributions to COVID-19 Fund

First Grants From Southwest Iowa COVID-19 Response Fund Announced

Local Foundations Join Forces in Response to COVID-19 Needs

Charles E. Lakin Foundation Donation Allows PCCF to Expand, Renovate

Jerry Banks Family of Glenwood Donates $100,000 to Help Women in Southwest Iowa